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Are you concerned about your child or young person's learning and development?

Here you will find information about how to access help when concerns have been expressed about your child's learning and development.  Staff from education, health and social care services may talk to you about getting further help.

The Council for Disabled Children have put together an Education, Health and Care Plan Pathway Video, which animates what an EHCP is and who it is for: 
View Video Clip Here

You can talk to your:

  • Doctor
  • Health Vistor,
  • Child's teacher  or teaching assistant
  • Nursery worker
  • Your local children's centre

All the above will be able to give you advice and guidance.

If you are a young person up to the age of 25 years  and concerned about your own learning needs, you can talk to your:

  • Doctor
  • Education setting or training provider
  • Employer

The SEND IAS service can also provide further help.

SEND Team
If you wish to discuss your child's needs, please contact us via the numbers below:

  • 01229 407403 for Barrow and South Lakeland
  • 01946 506211 for Allerdale and Copeland
  • 01228 226843 for Carlisle and Eden 

Specialist SEND Support

Short Breaks

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